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MELBOURN ALL SAINTS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson

Within the church of All Saints, Station Road, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, there is a memorial, brass, plaque above the altar, a Book of Remembrance enclosed within a wooden glass topped case; the Book is in the form of an illuminated manuscript incorporating initials highlighted in red and has a descriptive page for each service personnel and a portrait orientated, framed and glazed, Roll of Honour document. There are 45 names listed for World War 1 only.

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© Ann Thompson 2000

TO THE GLORY OF
GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY
OF THE FOLLOWING
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

ABREY Edgar Rial
Pioneer 491799 3rd Field Survey Coy Royal Engineers. Baptised 11th August 1895, killed in action on Monday 28th October 1918, killed by a shell whilst standing outside his billet. Enlisted Hertford, resident Melbourn. Formerly 1670 East Anglian Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (Territorial). Buried in Vendegies Cross Road British Cemetery Bermerain Nord France. See also Melbourn Roll
BROWN Edgar Ernest
Private 235341, "D" Company, 1/5th Battalion (Territorial), Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action Wednesday, 10th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 35. Born Somersham, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Formerly 203044, Suffolk Regiment. Son of Richard Brown, of Flora House, Somersham, Hunts.; husband of Alfreda Brown, of 43, Upton Rd., Torquay, Devon. Buried in MORBECQUE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 6 See also Melbourn Roll and Somersham (Hunts) Roll
BURTON John
Private 28706, 10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died on Wednesday, 23rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born Hayden, Cambs (sic), enlisted Melbourn. Formerly S/4/158768 R.A.S.C. Son of Edward and Helen E. Burton, of Mill Lane, Melbourn. Buried in ERQUELINNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Erquelinnes, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave 89. See also Melbourn Roll
CARTER Arthur H
No further information currently. See also Melbourn Roll
CATLEY George William
[W G CATLEY on memorial] Corporal G/36722, 2/20th London Regiment, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds Monday, 2nd September 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Son of Mrs. Polly Catley, of The Moor, Melbourn. Born Melbourn, enlisted Hartley, Witney, Hants, resident South Farnborough, Hants. Formerly S/4/094371, R.A.S.C. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II. F. 25. See also Melbourn Roll
DAY Henry Brodie
2nd. Lieutenant, "C" Coy. 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday, 4th February 1918. Son of Charles and Mary Elizabeth Day, of Greenhill Farm, Melbourn. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. Grave IV. A. 22. See also Melbourn Roll
DAY Frank William
Private 41050, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Monday, 9th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Melbourn, resident and enlisted Hitchin, Herts. Son of Frank E. and Flora Day, of East Terrace, Drury Lane, Melbourn. Formerly 29947, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in ATHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Grave E. 17. See also Melbourn Roll
DODKIN Charles
Private 1813 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment attached 2nd/4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday, 22nd June 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Melbourn, enlisted Royston, Herts. Son of George Dodkin, of Melbourne Heath Farm, Royston, Herts. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave VI. Q. 65. See also Melbourn Roll
FORDHAM Charles
Lance Sergeant 742, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action Friday, 7th July 1916 in France & Flander. Age 31. Son of Charles James Fordham, of Melbourn, Cambs, and the late Mary Jane Fordham. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A. See also Melbourn Roll
FROST Lionel Beaufoy
Private 4062, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday, 30th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Baldock, Herts, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. S. J. Frost, of 23, Melbourne St., Royston, Herts. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Melbourn Roll
GREEN Ernest John
Gunner 114343, 180th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home Wednesday, 5th January 1916. Age 18. Born Melbourn, enlisted Cricklewood, Middlesex. Son of James Ernest and Sarah Green, of Dolphin Lane, Melbourn. Buried in Melbourn Burial Ground. West Section. Grave 273. See also Melbourn Roll
GREEN Frederick C
Private 331031, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds Wednesday, 28th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Melbourn, enlisted Royston, resident Kilowna, British Columbia, Canada. Formerly 265267, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in MARTINPUICH BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave A. 6. See also Melbourn Roll
GUIVER Jesse
Private 73441, 1/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday, 23rd March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 35. Born Melbourn, enlisted Nottingham, resident Netherfield, Notts. Formerly 190736, Royal Engineers. Son of Jesse and Annie Guiver, of Melbourn, Cambs. Husband of Ellen Guiver, of 23, Wallet St., Netherfield, Nottingham. Buried in GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave I. E. 53. See also Melbourn Roll
GUIVER Thomas
Sergeant 5277, 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales Own), Household Cavalry. Killed in action Friday, 6th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 34. Born and resident Melbourn, enlisted Royston. Husband of Jane Guiver, of Dolphin Lane, Melbourn. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 3. See also Melbourn Roll
HALL Edward L
2nd. Lieutenant. Either Edward Lionel Hall, Second Lieutenant 9th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment who died on Wednesday, 27th March 1918. Age 21. Son of the late Samuel Richard Hall, of 6, Franklin Place, Chichester, Sussex, and Annie Hall (stepmother). Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 46 and 47 or Edwin Lincoln Hall, MC, Second Lieutenant 3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn., Leicestershire Regiment who died on Sunday, 22nd April 1917. Age 21. Son of the late E. M. Hall. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 12.
HARPER William Charles
Sergeant 265438, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday, 11th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Melbourn, resident and enlisted Hitchin. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave P. IX. H. 12B. See also Melbourn Roll
HOLLAND Albert
Sergeant 17108, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 18th December 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and resident Melbourn, enlisted Royston, Herts. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holland, of Garden Cottage, New Rd., Melbourn. Commemoratedon YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33. See also Melbourn Roll
HOWES William Charles
Sapper 69408 128th Field Coy., Royal Engineers who died on Friday, 31st December 1915. Age 33. Son of William Bentley Howes and Maria Howes, of Melbourn, Cambs; husband of Elizabeth Jane Howes, of 10, Ivy Cottages, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Middx. Buried in ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave I. G. 2. See also Melbourn Roll
HUGGINS Charles Henry
Private 40267, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday, 14th August 1917. Enlisted Cambridge, resident Melbourn. Formerly 3437 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Melbourn Roll
JACKLIN William Thomas
Private G/19003, 6th Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action Monday, 9th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Shepreth, resident Melbourn. Formerly G/20324, 28th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2. See also Melbourn Roll
KING Arthur
Private 39631 8th (S) Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment formerly 5551, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in Action Sunday 5th August 1917. Born 1897 Son of John William and Ada King of East Terrace, Drury Lane, Melbourn. Buried in SOMER FARM Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen Belgium. Row B. Grave 24. See also Melbourn Roll
KING Frederick James
L/Cpl 8534, "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 25th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born and resident Melbourn, enlisted Royston. Brother of Mr. C. J. King, of Mortlock St., Melbourn. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41. See also Melbourn Roll
LEE Walter
No further information currently. See also Melbourn Roll
LITTLECHILD Walter Alfred
Private 20395, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born meldreth, enlisted Cambridg. Buried in GORDON DUMP CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Grave IX. L. 7. See also Melbourn Roll
NEGUS Albert
[Alfred Negus on memorial] Private 18548, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 24th April 1915 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Melbourn. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Melbourn Roll
NORTHROP Samuel
Private 20764, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Monday, 10th January 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Harston, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. B. II. See also Melbourn Roll
PATEMAN George
possibly ERNEST GEORGE HENRY PATEMAN Private 131249 51st Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf) who died on Wednesday, 23rd October 1918. MAING COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION., Nord, France B. 27. or HAROLD GEORGE PATEMAN Private 300192 7th Bn., Essex Regiment who died on Friday, 2nd November 1917. JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panels 33 to 39. See also Melbourn Roll
PEPPER Frederick George
Private 25018, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday, 28th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Melbour. Age 30. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Pepper, of Dolphin Lane, Melbourn. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Grave XVI. F. 2. See also Melbourn Roll
PULLEN William Henry
(Acting) Corporal 23636, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday, 27th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Meldreth, enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 25. See also Melbourn Roll
REED John William
Private G/21093, 2nd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action Monday, 14th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Preston, Herts, resident and enlisted Melbourn. Formerly 26766, Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2. See also Melbourn Roll
REED Robert H
Private 72110, 2/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds Sunday, 30th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Melbourn, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Reed, of High St., Melbourn. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VI. C. 14. See also Melbourn Roll
ROBINSON Louis
[Spelt Lewis on CWGC] Gunner 94042 279th Siege By., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on Thursday, 29th November 1917. Age 32. Son of Lewis and Elizabeth Ann Robinson; husband of Elizabeth Vellam (formerly Robinson), of Melbourn. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XII. B. 5. See also Melbourn Roll
RUMBOLD Harold E
Private 41087, 7/8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died on Thursday, 4th November 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Melbourn, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Formerly 26583, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. E. 56. See also Melbourn Roll
SAUNDERSON Frederick
Rifleman A/200593, 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifles Corps. Died on Monday, 5th February 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born West Wratting, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 6177, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Husband of E. R. Saunderson, of 34, Ainsworth St., Cambridge. Buried in LA NEUVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Grave B. 61. See also Melbourn Roll
SAUNDERSON James
Private 15975, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born West Wratting, enlisted Royston. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A
SMITH Alfred H
possibly Alfred Horace Smith, Private 24168, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment (SDGW gives Cambridgeshire Regiment). Died of wounds Wednesday, 17th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born St Barnabas, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Alfred and Emily Smith, of Cambridge. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VI. D. 23A. See also Melbourn Roll
SMITH Joseph
No further information currently. See also Melbourn Roll
SQUIRES Harry
No further information currently. See also Melbourn Roll
STANFORD Job
Private 59344, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday, 29th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Melbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VEND'HUILE, Aisne, France. Grave I. A. 11. See also Melbourn Roll
THROSSELL Frederick
No further information currently. See also Melbourn Roll
WALDOCK Stanley J
Rifleman (Lance Corporal) R/38093, 8th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action Wednesday, 22nd August 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born and enlisted Melbourn. Son of William and Emma Waldock, of Dolphin Lane, Melbourn. Formerly 24179 Suffolk Regiment, TR/13/21338 108th T.R. Battalion. Buried in THE HUTS CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. C. 19. See also Melbourn Roll
WEDD Percy
Guardsman 27474, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action Sunday, 24th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Melbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Arthur and Louisa Wedd, of Dolphin Lane, Melbourn. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Melbourn Roll
WILLINGS William
possibly T W WILLINGS Private 203343 2nd/4th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment who died on Monday, 24th June 1918. NEUF-BRISACH COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Haut-Rhin, France. VII. 9. See also Melbourn Roll
WING Rydal Sidney Lockhart
Private 242696, 2/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Resident Melbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4521, Cambridgeshire Regiment. See also Melbourn Roll
WINTER Alfred John
Private 35100, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 11th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born, resident and enlisted Melbourn. Son of William and Sarah Winter, of Melbourn. Formerly 27107, Suffolk Regiment. Commemortaed on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 39. See also Melbourn Roll
WINTER Fred
probably Frederick Winter, Private 326476, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 5th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3827, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VI. K. 16. See also Melbourn Roll

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